Behind The Break-logo

Behind The Break

Sports & Recreation Podcasts >

More Information


Episode #22 - Kevin DeMichiel

I grew up in Macon, Georgia where hunting and fishing has always been a way of life. I was introduced to shooting sports by my father at a very young age. He taught me about ethics and gun safety as we chased quail and dove in South Georgia. My love for the outdoors grew as I learned to enjoy the outdoors and all it has to offer. My father inspired me to love everything about outdoor sports – the sport itself, the challenge it involved, and the fellowship with fellow hunters. After losing...


Episode #21 - Clint Hinton

I was born and raised in Dacula, Georgia, where I currently live. I attended Bethel University in McKenzie, TN on a shooting scholarship. I am an avid outdoorsman and enjoy hunting; most especially bird hunting. My father and uncles were a huge influence in my hunting and geared me into the clay shooting world. I started shooting sporting clays in 2007, but didn't compete in a tournament until 2008. I was immediately hooked and all I wanted to do was shoot. We joined a gun club where I...


Episode #20 - Wendell Cherry

Wendell was a professional musician from the time of his high school graduation until April 29, 2002, playing in such notable venues as the Grand Ole Opry and the famous Ryman Auditorium. He started shooting sporting clays in 1995 and has been shooting professionally since 2002. Wendell tries to balance his shooting schedule with a very busy teaching schedule.


Episode #19 - Zachary Kienbaum

Zach started shooting sporting clays competitively in California with his Dad in 1990. He was a registered USSCA shooter before its demise and NSCA's emergence as the only game in town. He grew up shooting at his local club, River Road Sporting Clays, which was owned by Bruce Barsotti. “River Road in the decade of the 90's was truly one of the elite sporting clubs in the country hosting countless State and Zone tournaments along with very early American FITASC competitions such as the Pan...


Episode #18 - Diane Sorantino

Diane has been the Chief of Police of Cape May City, NJ for the last 12 years with her retirement as of January 1, 2014. This is on top of 26 years of total service as a police officer. Diane has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice Administration and also is a Graduate of FBI National Academy – Session #226 and a Graduate of West Point Command and Leadership. She is a life member of the New Jersey State Policemen’s Benevolent Association (PBA Local #59) along with membership in...


Episode #17 - Brad Kidd Jr

Brad grew up in Washington, NC. He was 9 years old when his father took him and his younger brother to Hunters Pointe to shoot their first round of sporting clays. That is where they met Scott Downs, an All-American and former Junior National Sporting Clays champion. Scott quickly recognized that young Brad was a natural shotgunner and took him under his wing. They started to travel to shoots together and Scott took Brad to his first National Championship in 1992 where Scott would capture...


Episode #16 - Andy Duffy 2

Andy Duffy part 2 covers more on the mental game, eye dominance, what your equipment does for you and a lot more. Listen to one of the best mental coaches in the game and the correct way to run a shotgun.


Episode #15 - Joseph Fanizzi

Joseph Fanizzi started shooting at the age of 8 years old. He is now 15 years old, in the 10th grade and ranked among some of the best shooters in the US. Joseph is a very well spoken, well mannered young man and we were glad for him to be on the podcast with us.


Episode #14 - Derrick Mein

Derrick Mein grew up on a small farm in southeast Kansas and developed a love of the outdoors at an early age tagging along with dad while quail and deer hunting. He got his start in sporting clays at age 8 joining his dad in a small league at a local club. With the help of his dad he began to develop his skills as a competitive shooter. Derrick has since been competing in the NSCA for 20 plus years accumulating more the 55,000 targets, winning 10 state championships, and named to 8...


Episode #13 - Andy Duffy

Andy is originally from New York, but in 2003 realized his lifelong dream when he moved to Polson, Montana. In addition to shooting competitively and giving shooting lessons he enjoys fly-fishing, traditional archery, hunting, knife making, and horse and dog training. Andy began shooting sporting clays in 1983, like many other avid shotgun shooters, as a way to improve his wing shooting. Since that time he has been on the NSCA All-American Team 17 times, Team USA 20 times and has over...


Episode #12 - Tom Seay

My father held a deep passion for any activity that a gun was involved. Naturally, from a very young age I shared these very same interests and began shooting along-side my father whenever we had free time on the farm. My father realized that I held some natural talent in the clay shooting sports and began to look for a way to further my shooting. He contacted Wendell Cherry to inquire about shooting lessons for myself. I began taking lessons from Wendell when I was 8 years old and molded...


Bonus Episode - Q&A with David Radulovich

This is the audio from the live Facebook interview with David Radulovich. Very interesting topics were covered in this lengthy conversation. Watch the Facebook Live interview here: Topics Covered: We had a lot of great questions from our Facebook followers. We answered most of them, but we could not get to all of them. Stay tuned to a future episode.


Episode #11 - Gebben Miles

Gebben resides in Tucson, Arizona, where he was born and raised by his parents, Tim and Laura. He has 3 younger sisters: Ashley, Michelle and Abbi. Gebben graduated from the University of Arizona in 2007 with a degree in Regional Development. Sports have always been a major part of his life. In his younger years, golf and basketball were his passions. During his freshman year of high school, he suffered a broken elbow, which put a stop to his participation in sports for a while. He needed...


Episode #10 - Robbie Purser

Robbie started shooting skeet at the age of six. Over the years he has accumulated an impressive list of shooting titles including 1980 World Skeet Champion, 1991 and 1998 NSCA Champion, Zone 4 Champion, Quail Unlimited Champion, four-time Ducks Unlimited Champion, 2002 Sportsman Team Challenge Champion and an ESPN Great Outdoor Games gold medalist. He is also a twelve-time All-American Team member, a member of Team USA and a ten-time Georgia State Champion. All told, Robbie has more than...


Episode #9 - Ben Husthwaite

Influenced by his father, Malcolm, Ben was introduced to shooting at an early age. It was intended as a father-son activity, which his father saw they could do together. Shooting would later become his career; it wasn’t something that he chose, but rather it chose him. After winning many competitions as a junior and giving others tuition from the age of 14, it was a career path in which Ben could clearly excel. On his first outing, he showed a natural flair for the sport. Ben enjoyed game...


Episode #8 - George Digweed

George Digweed MBE was born in Hastings, Sussex on 21 April 1964. He is a multi-World and European English sport shooter clay-shooting champion. Digweed started shooting at about the age of 12. Taken out by his grandfather he was given a .410 shotgun to shoot with. Due to his competitive attitude he decided to get involved in competitive shooting. Digweed’s first memorable competition win was the Home International Skeet Championships in 1986 at Melton Mowbray Gun Club. He became the...


Episode #7 - Richard Faulds

Richard Bruce Faulds MBE (born 16 March 1977 in Guildford, Surrey), is a retired English sport shooter, who competed for Great Britain in the 2000 Summer Olympics and won the men’s double trap. He also competed at the 1996, 2004, 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympics. Born into a family who then ran a stud farm in Sussex, Faulds was then raised on the 300-acre (1.2 km2) family-owned Owl’s Lodge Farm in the Hampshire village of Longparish. On his tenth birthday, Faulds’s father Bruce bought him some...


Episode #6 - Will Hinton

Will has been a Georgia native all his life, and always lived in the community of Dacula, GA. Ever since he was a child, being outside was something he thoroughly enjoyed. He was fascinated with the outdoors and loved to hunt and fish. During his time as an early teen, Will became more interested in competitive shooting. He decided to pursue this with joining the scholastic clay target program (SCTP), and fell in love with shooting clay targets. As shooting progressed throughout his time in...


Episode #5 - Cory Kruse

We had Chad Rodgers in the studio tonight talking about The Meadows Gun Club and some of their upcoming events and we also had Cory Kruse on the phone with us. Cory is a 2 time National Champion and the 2018 US Open Champion. We discuss Ammo, Shotguns, the mental game and a lot more. My childhood, like many of you, was not easy. Shooting was a luxury and if I wanted to be able to shoot the next tournament, I had no choice but to win the current one I was shooting to pay for the next entry...


Episode #4 - Chad Roberts

The great folks from Cross Creek Clays discuss their upcoming Night Stalker Shoot and Chad Roberts From California talks about his NSCA career along with his views on the PSCA. In 1991 Chad had $400 in his pocket, his truck and his BMX bike when he made his move to Southern California to follow his dream to race BMX as a Pro. Although being a Pro was the ultimate goal he first set out to make his mark as an Amateur…. 13 years later and after winning State, National and 5 Amateur World...